[ UK /dɪbˈɔːt‍ʃəɹi/ ]
[ US /dəˈbɔtʃɝi/ ]
  1. a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity
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How To Use debauchery In A Sentence

  • This massive cut in taxes laid the foundations for the environment of social debauchery and orgiastic celebration of wealth that characterized the 1980s.
  • With independence approaching, the small community was gripped by a wave of hedonistic debauchery that undermined its pretence at prim parasol-and-petticoat gentility.
  • There was, in reality, a person of the name of Chotard; but he was a man ruined by debts and debauchery; a fraudulent bankrupt who embezzled forty thousand crowns from the tax office of the farmers-general in which he held a situation, and who is not likely to have given up a hundred thousand crowns to the grandmother of the doctor in laws. A Philosophical Dictionary
  • I was into more than my fair share of debauchery and mindless consumption of drugs and alcohol.
  • Many of the British clearly enjoyed a traditional expatriate life of abandoned debauchery.
  • I'll finally be able to live that life of debauchery that I always dreamed of.
  • There might be tales of drunken debauchery, late night carousing and wild sexual abandon, but only from other people.
  • Eugene Debs, the principal leader of the Socialist Party at the turn of the century, declared it his mission to “plant benevolence in the heart of stone, instill the love of sobriety into the putrid mind of debauchery, and create industry out of idleness.” A Renegade History of the United States
  • If you're like most people in Montreal, you're probably looking for something to do on a Saturday night that's the perfect mix of the right music, a taster's choice of libations and intoxicants, and a good helping of debauchery.
  • On the surface, it is a celebration of promiscuity and debauchery.
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